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I am an excellent tutor for mathematics (from pre-algebra to advanced calculus and statistics) and economics/finance, both for high school and college students. I have a special skill for making math notation and concepts more easily understood, helping retention and test-taking skills considerably.
I am a patient, engaging tutor with an easy-going personal style. I am a semi-retired business professional with a great love for and interest in mathematics. I have Master's degrees in Mathematics (Stanford) and Economics (University of Santa Clara). I enjoy working with students and their teachers to ensure maximum benefit from our mutual investment in each student's success.
I have a Master's degree in Applied Economics from the University of Santa Clara. My specialty is in Microeconomics, but I am very familiar with all the major aspects of free-market economic theory, including Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Money & Banking and International Economics.
I have strong Financial background/experience: I am a Chartered Financial Analyst (Level I), I have a Master's degree in Applied Economics (including financial economics), and I have a CPA license.
I know the subject matter of finance well, including the mathematics of finance up through stochastic calculus for Black-Scholes / option pricing.
I am an excellent tutor for GMAT preparation, specifically for the quantitative portion of the exam that covers data analysis, reasoning skills, pattern recognition and foundational algebra/calculus skills that are considered critical for most MBA programs.
I have an undergraduate degree in Mathematics (Santa Clara U), a Masters Degree in Engineering (Stanford) and a Masters degree from the Grad School of Business at Santa Clara U. For my own test results, I received at total score of 748 on the GMAT (97%+ range).
I have an Bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Santa Clara and a Master's degree in mathematics/engineering from Stanford University.
I'm a patient tutor with a positive, collaborative approach to building mathematical skills for algebra, pre-calculus, calculus (single variable) and advanced calculus (multi-variable).
Pre-calculus skills are very valuable for success on the mathematics section of the SAT exam and the SAT Math level 1/2 exams for advanced students.
University of Santa Clara (Mathematics)
Stanford University (Master's)
Univeristy of Santa Clara (Master's)
Great tutor — Jim has been tutoring my daughter for about 2 months, 2 hours per week. Her SAT is this coming Saturday. I feel like my daughter is as prepared as she can be, given the limited time she has to study. Jim has been great-- punctual, uplifting (which is very important for a teenager), all around professional and resourceful, helping her both address unanswered questions from her regular homework and ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00
Cancellation: 2 hours notice required
James will travel within 15 miles of Los Altos, CA 94024.
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